Job Opportunities

 

In addition to veterinarians, Rood & Riddle employs approximately 200 full or part-time employees. Seasonal positions are available during peak busy seasons, especially during the spring breeding and foaling season. 

Specific job openings will be posted below, when available.

Please submit your letter of intent, resume, or application to:

Address

Human Resources
P.O. Box 12070
Lexington, KY 40580

Email

You can also email your application information to hr@roodandriddle.com.

You may use the job form below to submit an application. Please complete the form and save it to your files. You may then print your application and sent it by regular mail or by e-mail attachment to the appropriate addresses above.

Employment Application (.pdf)

Please! Due to the large number of applications and high volume of calls, we cannot take job or application status inquiries by phone.

Available Positions

BARN CREW/ADMISSIONS

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VETERINARIANS

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VETERINARY TECHNICIANS

LICENSED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN – EQUINE ANESTHESIA
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NURSING STAFF TECHNICIANS
Interviewing for:
Nursing staff assistants must be available for at least 36-48 hours a week with a flexible schedule as Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   Shifts are from 5:30 am to 6 pm and 5:30 pm to 6 am.  Each nursing assistant will be assigned 3 - 4 shifts per week depending on the time of year.
Nursing assistants will work with hospitalized patients under the supervision of experienced doctors and nurses and will be exposed to a variety of medical and surgical cases.  Duties vary from barn to barn and involve working with horses of all ages, breeds, and uses.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to: assisting with neonatal foals, preparing and administering medications, monitoring vital signs, administering intravenous fluids and medications, performing basic laboratory tests and assisting or observing in other areas of the hospital (radiology, podiatry, ambulatory, surgery, reproduction, and diagnostic imaging) as needed.
Seasonal positions are January through June with potential year round positions available.
 
AMBULATORY TECHNICIAN POSITION
Interviewing for:
Ambulatory assistants will be primarily assigned to one veterinarian for the length of the program.  Hours differ between veterinarians; assistants will have a set start time for each day but the end time can vary based upon the time of year, the veterinarian’s schedule, and any added emergency calls. The opportunity for a theriogenology assistant may be available.
Assistants will travel with the veterinarian to farms throughout central Kentucky and assist with a variety of procedures including breeding management, radiography, foal medicine, lameness examinations and emergency calls.  They are also responsible for cleaning and stocking the vehicle, paperwork and submitting laboratory work.  Assistants may assist and/or observe in other areas of the hospital (radiology, podiatry, nursing staff, surgery, reproduction and diagnostic imaging) as needed.
Seasonal positions are January through July.
 
SURGERY TECHNICIAN POSITION
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OFFICE

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PODIATRY

Rood & Riddle in Lexington has an opening for a motivated individual to assist our equine veterinary podiatrist. Days will normally be Monday through Friday. Hours will vary depending on the caseload for the day. Duties will include but are not limited to: pulling shoes, trimming hooves, prep for and assist with procedures, stock and clean the truck, billing and inventory control, and potentially some driving. We are looking for someone to start immediately. These positions are full-time with competitive benefits. Wages are dependent upon previous farrier experience. Applicants should have hands on horse handling experience, general equine knowledge, a valid driver’s license, and be eligible to work in the United States. Previous farrier experience preferred but for the right candidate, on the job training will be provided. To apply, please submit resumes to hr@roodandriddle.com. No phone calls please.